Category Archives: Donald Trump

What if Donald Trump loses (or is impeached) and won’t leave? | Robert Mann

By Robert Mann In the annals of sore losers, few presidents stand out like John Adams after his loss to Thomas Jefferson in 1800. On Inauguration Day, the testy Adams passed up his successor’s swearing-in. He left the White House, … Continue reading

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How Donald Trump poisons American society, weakens our values

By Robert Mann Families don’t usually fall apart suddenly. One day, a husband and wife are inseparable. Two years later, they realize they’ve become strangers, after their relationship gradually fell victim to a hundred minor offenses and omissions. Societies also … Continue reading

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Grateful Obamacare is still alive? Thank Mary Landrieu

By Robert Mann The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is safe for now, and let’s hope Congress will fix its flaws and enhance it, something members should have done years ago. Correcting the ACA would be impossible if three Republican senators … Continue reading

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Donald Trump is taking us into the heart of darkness

By Robert Mann “Ten percent of any population is cruel, no matter what, and 10 percent is merciful, no matter what, and the remaining 80 percent can be moved in either direction.” ―Susan Sontag With his profanity and crude insults, … Continue reading

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Donald Trump isn’t ending politics, as usual, because it’s his actual defense

By Robert Mann “Most politicians would have gone to a meeting like the one Don jr attended in order to get info on an opponent. That’s politics!” –President Donald Trump tweet, July 17 In the spring of 2005, I betrayed a … Continue reading

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President Trump has been great . . . for Europe

  By Cyril Vetter Donald Trump has been a great President, so far. At least if you’re a European. In June, I had the pleasure of traveling to Berlin with my friend James Carville, who gave a talk to the … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, Republican Party are marooned on Know Nothing Island

By Robert Mann Marooned on an island of discarded ideologies and false beliefs, members of the modern-day Republican Party are like Japanese dead-enders from World War II who thought the conflict was still raging and that victory — long ago … Continue reading

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